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Dan Mitchell: ‘Reckless and Irresponsible- President Trump: Is Making Big Government Even Bigger’: The Death of Fiscal Conservatism?

“A few months later, I concluded that the answer was no. Trump – like Bush and Nixon – was a big-government Republican. I wish that I was wrong. But if you look at the budget deal he approved last year, … Continue reading

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Vanity Fair: Opinion- S.E. Cupp: ‘The Conservative Coma’

Source:The New Democrat When I think of the Grand Ole Party ( and saying that with a straight face anymore is getting very difficult ) I think of a Conservative Republican Party that was hawkish when it came to not … Continue reading

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Contra Corner: David Stockman- ‘Today’s Pathetic GOP: Talks Like Barry Goldwater, Spends Like LBJ’

“Here is the portrait of a dysfunctional party: On Tuesday, the House Republicans unveiled a budget that set a goal of spending cuts totaling $6,454 billion. On Wednesday, Senate Republicans defeated legislation to cut spending by $1 billion. On Thursday, … Continue reading

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Economic Policy Journal: Veronique De Rugy- Stop Calling The GOP The Party of Small Government

Source: The New Democrat Listening to Republicans today talk about the need for limited government and limiting the size as well as growth of government, is like talking and listening to a 400 pound man ( perhaps in New Jersey, … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Opinion- Nick Gillespie- Authoritarians vs. Libertarians Is the Real Fight on the Right

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The Daily Beast: Opinion- Nick Gillespie- Authoritarians vs. Libertarians Is the Real Fight on the Right I disagree with Nick Gillespie for a couple of reasons on this. When I’m … Continue reading

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POLITICO Magazine: Jesse Rifkin- Paul Ryan and The Long History of Political Beards

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: POLITICO Magazine: Jesse Rifkin- Paul Ryan and The Long History of Political Beards When I first saw new Speaker of The House Paul Ryan and his new beard I guess … Continue reading

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Keppler Speakers: Senator Bob Dole Shares Great Political Wit

Source: Keppler Speakers: Senator Bob Dole Shares Great Political Wit Bob Dole, follows the oldest rule in the book, that he perhaps wrote himself, or had his good friend Strom Thurmond right for him. “Never take yourself too seriously.” The … Continue reading

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POLITICO Magazine: Opinion: Jonathan M. Katz: Roger Milliken- The Man Who Launched The GOP’s Civil War

Source: POLITICO Magazine: Opinion: Jonathan M. Katz: Roger Milliken- The Man Who Launched The GOP’s Civil War I’ve always seen the Republican Party as a conservative at least in the classical sense of a party that was made of classical … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion: Jennifer Rubin: John Kasich is The un-Trump

The Washington Post: Opinion: Jennifer Rubin: John Kasich is The un-Trump Just to be clear, I wouldn’t vote for John Kasich for president perhaps on any circumstances. Unless there was some reason why only Republicans were running for president. But … Continue reading

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The Federalist: ‘Remember The Moral Majority? Russell Moore Says It’s Over’

B&H Publishing Group“At this moment, the next Saint Augustine may be marching at the head of a Gay Pride Day parade and the future Mother Teresa might be operating a Planned Parenthood clinic. It’s for this reason that Dr. Russell … Continue reading

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